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Adventure

Description

In adventure games, the emphasis is placed on experiencing a story as seen by one or more user-controlled characters, often by manipulating said character(s) and the environment they exist in. Adventure games are characterized by general lack of reflex-based gameplay (action), though they may feature such segments sporadically.

Adventure games initially featured text input and little to no graphics (interactive fiction). Afterwards, graphical adventures became more prominent and text input was replaced by a limited amount of icons/menus with verb commands.

Two distinct sub-genres of adventure games are Western-style adventures (also referred to as puzzle-solving adventure) and Japanese adventures, which typically have no puzzles and minimal interaction. Visual novels are traditionally also considered a sub-genre of adventure games.
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Windows (1998)

April 1945: The remnants of Nazi army leave the Czechoslovakia. But one unit takes time to hide and bury something...

PC-98 (1994)

The year is 2035. A series of mysterious incidents began to occur in Tokyo. Young women disappeared under strange circumstances,...

Postman Pat 2 ZX Spectrum Front Cover

Commodore 64 (1989), ZX Spectrum (1989) and Amstrad CPC (1989)

Postman Pat's rounds for this morning take him through the streets to several different houses, all indicated by black arrows....

Post Mortem Windows Front Cover

Windows (2002)

Set in the 1920s, Post Mortem puts the player in the role of MacPherson, a retired private detective, whom is...

ZX Spectrum (1988) and MSX (1988)

A ZX Spectrum programmer decides to write a new game about death called "Post Mortem". One night, while working on...

Postmortem: One Must Die - Extended Cut Windows Front Cover

Windows (2013)

Postmortem: One Must Die - Extended Cut is an extended, commercial re-release of the freeware game Postmortem: One Must Die....

PC-98 (1995)

Tetsuya is a rather ordinary Japanese teenager, who prefers hanging out with his sweetheart Rika than going to school. His...

Windows (2008)

Prankster 2: Budget Worx is a game in which a movie filming turns into a nightmare. The actors get lost...

Windows (2010)

Pranksters 3D is a follow-up to Pranksters: Treasure of the Indians. In this episode you, playing as the boy Tim...

Pranksters: Treasure of the Indians Windows Front Cover

Windows (2005)

In Pranksters a city is plagued by rowdies which play pranks on innocent people. Now the player takes the role...

PC-98 (1992) and FM Towns (1992)

Premium consists of four scenarios, each one of which is dedicated entirely to sex (sometimes with a bit of conversation...

PC-98 (1993) and FM Towns (1993)

Premium 2 has exactly the same premise as its predecessor - play through four erotic scenarios, each dedicated to a...

President for a Day Windows Front Cover

Windows (2001)

President for a Day is an educational game (ages 12 and up) exploring themes of poverty and international debt, through...

The President is Missing DOS Front Cover

DOS (1988), Amiga (1988), Atari ST (1988) and Commodore 64 (1988)

The President of the USA and other heads of state were kidnapped! It's up to you as a special investigator...

Presumed Guilty! DOS Front Cover

DOS (1989) and Commodore 64 (1989)

Presumed Guilty! is an espionage puzzle-solving game. The story begins when the director of the top secret S.D.I. research project...

Pretty in Pink Windows Front Cover

Windows (2009)

A teenage girl called Andie falls in love with her rich schoolmate Blaine, and both must overcome their different backgrounds...

Prey: An Alien Encounter Amiga CD32 Front Cover

Amiga (1993), Amiga CD32 (1994) and CDTV (1993)

In Prey, the player is sent to asteroid KG-42 since all contact was lost with the colonists. The player's objective...

Prezzemolo in una Giornata da Incubo Windows Front Cover

Windows (2003)

Prezzemolo in una Giornata da Incubo is a licensed adventure game based on the mascots of a popular Italian theme...

The Price of Magik Commodore 64 Front Cover

Commodore 64 (1986), Atari 8-bit (1986), ZX Spectrum (1986), MSX (1986) and Amstrad CPC (1986)

In the final instalment of the Time and Magik series of interactive fiction, the light from the Red Moon is...

ZX Spectrum (1987)

To stop illegal growing of Poppies and processing drugs only one farm is allowed in the Galaxy. You are John...

Primordia Windows Front Cover

Windows (2012) and Macintosh (2013)

Primordia is a point-and-click adventure set in a post-apocalyptic world void of human beings. Cast-off and long defunct machines litter...

The Prince and the Coward Windows Front Cover

Windows (1998)

The Prince and the Coward is a classic 2D point and click adventure. The game is set in a fantasy...

Windows 3.x (1994) and Macintosh (1994)

Prince became a major international music star in 1984 with the release of "Purple Rain" and his blend of rock,...

Princess in Love Nintendo DS Front Cover

Nintendo DS (2009)

Princess in Love is a game where the player assumes the role of Queen-to-be Isabella and lives out one year...

Princess Isabella: A Witch's Curse Windows Front Cover

Windows (2009), Nintendo DS (2010), Macintosh (2009) and iPad (2010)

Princess Isabella returns from a ride to find her castle completely ruined and locked under an evil spell. While she...

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